LastPass announced that LastPass 4.0, a password management system, has been developed with general users in mind, and offers an interesting new feature that gives access to vaults to trusted contacts in case of emergency.
If you thought MD5 was banished from HTTPS encryption, you'd be wrong. It turns out that the fatally weak cryptographic hash function, along with its SHA1 cousin, are still widely used in the TLS protocol that underpins HTTPS. Researchers have devised a series of attacks that exploit the weaknesses to break or degrade key protection provided not only by HTTPS but also other encryption protocols, including IPsec and SSH.
The Brain Test malware family has unfortunately made a comeback on Google Play. Variants attempt to gain root privileges, and resist factory resets and other efforts to remove them, especially on rooted devices.
Time Warner Cable admits that the personal details of over 320,000 customers may have been leaked. However, the company said there are "no indications" its systems were breached, and pointed the finger at third-party firms that may have stored customer information.